Because achieving your goals and overcoming adversity often depends on these words to live by. So, inspired by Estée Lauder's Drops of Advice campaign, we reached out to some of our favorite esteemed writers, designers, style stars, and, yes, a few of our own R29 editors to share the wisdom...

We're on our third installment of our Words of Wisdom series – a compendium of sage advice from our favorite fashion people inspired by inspired by Esteé Lauder's Drops of Advice campaign – and we've already learned so much thanks to Joanna Goddard and our own Neha. Now we're turning to one...

Mother's Day –There are somethings that we just wish we could give to our mothers like this amazingly classic Ralph Lauren Collection ricky leather handbag. This stylishly structured tan leather tote is an investment in the label's timeless sophistication. If you are ballin like that...

If you want an audacious piece that will commemorate a mother's relationship to her child, opt for the Mother & Baby Ring, an open ring with a vintage-looking oval shape bearing the word "Baby" on one side and a slim brass almond shape with the word "Mother" on the other side. Measuring 3/4"...

We hope so, because a cavalcade of stylists, designers, bloggers, and, yes, Refinery29 staff all stars have been handing out the nuggets of wisdom that got them where they are today. In this installment, we hear from our own Managing Editor, Christie Craft. Barely a word of R29 content hits...

It makes us think of our own relationships with our mothers. And it also brings the realization of something many of us are rightfully scared to even think of: our mothers will die. "If anything happens, Melissa," Joan Rivers told her daughter just before another plastic surgery procedure,...

Mother's Dayis May 13th, giving you plenty of time to still buy mom that perfect gift. Here at FPD, we encourage you to think beyond the standard bouquet of flowers and buy mom something that caters to her likes and needs. Check out our Mother's Day 2012 Gift Guide for some innovative ideas...

Well, we've reached our last lesson in our Words of Wisdom series inspired by Esteé Lauder's Drops of Advice campaign. For our final bit of guidance from a stylist, designer, or R29 staffer, we turn to our own Beauty Editor, Megan McIntyre. Now, playing with cosmetics and whipping up beauty...

Role Models: Words and Wisdom From Cindy, Naomi, Gisele, Candice and more... It's no wonder that models always have the best things to say! With some girl's careers spanning decades spent around the world, working with so many amazing people, it's only makes sense that our favorite models...

She gave me several words of wisdom growing up when it came to skincare: I lived by this words growing up but, the one thing she often stressed to me, which is the most important piece of wisdom I live by is this: "Drink plenty of water everyday and your skin will thank you" Hydration is...

 

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